There are many ways in which our university community is diverse: we differ from one another in ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, health, religion, age, socio-economic background, and in many other respects. This diversity has many advantages. In this dossier you can read what has already been achieved to make the university into a place where everyone can be himself or herself, and what we are doing to improve our performance even further.
What's your idea for bringing Dutch and international students together?
Do you have a creative idea for improving contacts between Dutch and international students? Work out a plan and you could win the Van Bergen Prize an...
Appointment Judi Mesman: Professor of the Interdisciplinary study of societal challenges
Prof. dr. Judi Mesman has been appointed professor of the interdisciplinary study of societal challenges, representing a shared chair between the Facu...
Leiden Science Buddy Programme off to a sunny start
With a barbecue at the Scheveningen beach the Leiden Science Buddy Programme was kicked off on 7 August. In this first round, 64 new international stu...
The Humanities Buddy Programme: A home away from home
Moving to a different city as a student can be a daunting prospect, let alone to a different country. Each year, many students come to Leiden, and man...
LGBTI+ inclusion in the spotlight
Why should your sexuality or gender identity be relevant at work? This is the question that Jojanneke van der Toorn, Professor by special appointment ...